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Oatlands Village

Les Gigands, Guernsey, GY2 4YT

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a Shopping Village and Visitor Attraction.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 17:00.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front and to the left of the shopping village.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 217cm x 470cm (7ft 1in x 15ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the Main Gate.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Main Gate.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Overflow parking is available on the grassed area in front of the main Car Park.

Access Point (Main Gate)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the front of the shopping village on Les Gigands.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is a gate which opens away from you (push).
    • The gate is permanently held open.
    • The width of the gap is 156cm.

Access Point (Car Park Entrance)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located at the left hand side of the village, leading in from the Car Park, next to Guernsey Goldsmiths.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the entrance area.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
  • Comments View
    • The slope becomes slight to the left hand side as you face the entrance.

External Concourse

  • The Concourse runs throughout the village.
  • There is a map along the main area of the Concourse leading from the Main Entrance.
  • The surface of the Concourse is block paved.
  • The surface is uneven in places.
  • There are picnic tables with fixed seats on the Concourse.
  • The height of the picnic tables is 69cm.
  • There is wooden bench seating along the Concourse.
  • There are seats with armrest on both sides in the area between Oaty and Joey's Playbarn and Cadeaux Guernsey Toy Shop.
  • Some of the seats are rocking chairs.
  • There are information boards throughout the Concourse giving the history of Guernsey and the local area.
  • There are slight slopes throughout the Concourse (shown in photographs 9 and 10).
  • There is a steep slope on the Concourse leading to Oaty and Joey's Playbarn which becomes slight to the left hand side (shown in photographs 11 and 12).

Parent and Baby Room

  • There is a parent and baby room for public use.
  • The parent and baby room is located ahead as you exit the top of the ramp into the Toilet Block Area.
  • The parent and baby room is approximately 3m from the top of the ramp into the Toilet Block Area.
  • There is ramped/sloped access to the parent and baby room.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the room.
  • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the parent and baby room door.
  • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
  • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • There are disposal facilities in the parent and baby room.
  • There is a wash basin in the parent and baby room.
  • The height of the wash basin is 95cm.
  • The wash basin tap type is lever.
  • There is/are not chair(s) in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a toilet in the parent and baby room.
  • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Accessible Toilet (Left Hand Transfer)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • There is tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left at the top of the ramp as you enter the Toilet Block Area.
    • There is not level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 94cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door may be difficult to open.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 159cm x 221cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 91cm (2ft 12in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are not available for the toilet.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 124cm (4ft 1in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There are grabrails available on both sides at the wash basin.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located ahead as you enter the Toilet Block Area.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the top of the ramp into the Toilet Block Area.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the female toilets are moderate to good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located ahead as you enter the Toilet Block Area.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the top of the ramp into the Toilet Block Area.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels in the male toilets are moderate to good.

Level Change (Toilet Block)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the Toilet Block.
  • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 124cm (4ft 1in).

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.